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Trio
Oct 02, 2014
competition results
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DEUTSCHE BANK - Future Banking

in collaboration with Deutsche Bank.

2083 participants from 84 different countries participated
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OAKLEY Disruptive By Design
european design competition
in collaboration with Oakley,

1418 designers from 22 different countries participated
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Lexus Design Award 2014
in collaboration with the LEXUS, JAPAN


2613 designers from 87 different countries participated
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design for death architecture
in collaboration with the LIEN FOUNDATION, ACM FOUNDATION, and supported by the NATIONAL FUNERAL DIRECTORS ASSOCIATION (NFDA)

2412 designers from 92 different countries participated
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ASIA AWARDS 2013
in collaboration with DA - JAPAN DESIGN ASSOCIATION NPO

1861 designers from 43 different countries participated

green life

murakami chair
nov 20, 2009
murakami chair by rochus jacob from usa

designer's own words:

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I was looking for opportunities to generate energy through activities we naturally do. The final result is a rocking chair that enables the user to experience production and consumption of electricity in a gentle and rewarding way. An abstract process becomes tangible and eventually cultivates natural awareness. Complexity is covered by simplicity. Advanced nano-dynamo technology which is built in to the skids of the chair and more efficient light sources such as the newly developed OLED generation makes it possible to build a rocking chair with a reading lamp running on electricity generated from the rocking motion. During daylight the energy gets stored in a battery pack. The construction of the flat and bendable organic light emitting diodes allows new form factors such as using the traditional shape of a lamp but instead of having a light bulb the lampshade himself turns out to be the light source. To have a drastic reduction of consumption the big challenge will be to make consuming less feel like getting more.


murakami chair final design

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human power?

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  • I would for sure pay for that !

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  • Me too! It looks both handy and comfortable! And it loves the environment!

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    Sarah says:
  • someone knows the price and how could I buy it? it looks great!

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